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in nigeria over the abduction of more than 200 girls from their school, a look at efforts to halt widespread killing in south sudan and we travel to senegal where young boys pursuing an education are forced by their teachers to beg on the street. >> they sleep on cement or dirt floors, dozens to a room. and for boys who don't make their daily quote, the punishment can be brutal. >> woodruff: and it's friday. mark shields and david brooks analyze the week's news. those are just some of the stories we're covering on tonight's pbs newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... friends of the newshour. >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> woodruff: the government of ukraine launched a major military operation today against pro-russian separatists in the east. their target was slovyansk, and ukraine's president reported many insurgents were killed or wounded-- but not without cost
difficult time for me. >> the insecurity is getting worse in nigeria. these are the parents of more than 200 teenage schoolgirl still missing after being abducted last month. they're probably being held by the same islamist extremist group. their relatives are angry the government has not done enough to rescue the girls. at the bomb site, forensic teams have come to help with the investigation. feeling vulnerable, many want to know what is being done to prevent another attack. this is all happening in a very worrying a time. to holde city is due the world economic forum next week with heads of state coming from all over the world. with relentless violence in the remote northeast and a bomb blast, perhaps it's time for everyone to admit the extent of the crisis in nigeria. will ross, bbc news, abuja. >> nigeria's government under pressure. as violence flared in nigeria, the scale of conflict in south sudan is gaining international attention. fighting has largely broken down on ethnic lines. they have left thousands dead stop it has led to the comparisons to the rwandan genocide. u.s. secretar
ukraine. >> a bomb explodes on a busy street in nigeria's capital. an eyewitness says there are several people dead at the scene. after the vietnam war ended, one american veteran goes back in search of the sun he has never met. you will not believe or he finds him. ukraine is reintroducing military conscription to deal with the deteriorating situation in east of the country. the decision comes as fresh violence broke out in the east the city. arereds of militants fighting running battles. >> this was may day in eastern ukraine. activist fought with right police outside of the prosecutor's office. they attacked the police with rocs and sticks as they tried to seize another key building. a region descending into chaos. stun grenades and tear gas exploded around them, injured are led away to safety. >> what is happening here this afternoon shows the central government is losing control in eastern ukraine. the protesters came here and they demanded that the stop the violence. >> some were pushed away by protesters. many were just running for their lives. the order was disappearing fast. >>
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